Music: Go Tell It in Berlin

In Berlin one day last week, a rosy-cheeked little girl stepped out before an audience of oldsters and read a German translation of the song they were about to hear. When she finished, the beaming Negro at the piano sounded a chord and his whole chorus of German children, aged seven to 15, burst into Go Tell It on the Mountain—in Southern-accented English. After I'm Certainly Glad To Be Born Again and Mary Had a Baby, Yes, Lord, sung in the same manner, the oldsters were shiny-eyed and smiling.

Seven times last week, in Berlin hospitals and homes for the aged,...

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